As part of the MSc International Nature Conservation Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Germany. An an internship with the New Heaven Reef Conservation Program.
The aim of this research is to get an overview of the problems affecting the natural resources on Koh Tao, Thailand, so a management plan can be developed. Remote sensed data and field data were used to assess the condition of the reefs and threats to the reefs. Remote sensed data were acquired for 4 years (1975, 1994, 2001and 2005) to asses changes in land usage and to determine the location of the reefs.